Testing for Marijuana Has Never Been More Important - August 11, 2021
Despite misconceptions, drug testing for marijuana is still legal in all 50 states and has never been more important. Pot use is approaching record levels, more applicants and employees are testing positive, and employers who stop testing for marijuana face exposure to legal liability that makes doing so a very unwise and risky business decision.
In this presentation, we discuss state marijuana laws, including the most recent developments, and their impact on the workplace. We will explain why employers should continue testing for marijuana and outline specific things they can include in their drug testing policy to avoid running afoul of restrictive state laws. We also share a simple-to-use, highly effective ROI model that helps employers understand the value of testing for marijuana.
Occupational Health: Industry Trends and Outlook - July 9, 2021
The pandemic and natural disasters of 2020 have changed our nation and our world. Early in 2020, we were faced with closing a nation. This change led to unemployment, financial losses, and changes in how work is being completed. Families and industries had to quickly shift to homeschooling their children while trying to work remotely. Employers had to change how their business would be conducted in these challenging times and moving forward. This presentation will reflect on what we learned from 2020 and will discuss the outlook for occupational health and industry 2021 and beyond. Concepts and trends, such as Covid updates, Total Worker Health, and virtual/remote work environments, as well as “best practice” ideas for employers post-pandemic.
Advantages of On-Site and Mobile Drug Testing - June 10, 2021
Traditionally, performing a drug test includes sending each employee to an off-site collection facility. DISA’s on-site and mobile collection units come to your site making it even easier and more convenient to process drug and alcohol collections and testing. Join us as we explore who benefits from on-site or mobile drug testing, when to use it, and how to get started saving yourself time and resources.
Test for the Drugs People are Using and Other Sound Advice - May 13, 2021
Even higher levels of drug and alcohol abuse can be expected in 2021 as five more states voted to legalize marijuana at the end of last year. Workplace drug testing has never been more important for securing the safety and wellbeing of the work environment. But there are certain elements of a successful drug testing program that cannot be overlooked.
Safety Regulatory Update with ATA's Dan Horvath - April 9, 2021
Substance abuse increased dramatically in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Join Dan Horvath, ATA’s Vice President of Safety Policy for a safety regulatory update covering the latest safety and regulatory topics happening now, and the potential for new rulemaking as we progress into 2021. You will learn about the latest COVID-19 waivers and exemptions, get an update on Hours-of-Service, the CSA, and the Crash Preventability Program, as well as what to look for in 2021 and beyond!
Continuous Driver Monitoring - February 11, 2021
Continuous driver monitoring solutions help employers better manage their company by proactively identifying risk before it results in a crash. More advanced than a standard motor vehicle report (MVR), continuous driver monitoring gives unmatched insight into a driver’s behavior, alerting employers of real-time violations both on and off the clock. With 10 percent of drivers responsible for 40 percent of crashes, our data proves that companies who lack sufficient safety can face a loss of profit, increased downtime for equipment, and elevated hiring and training costs.